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Author Chang, Shenglin
Title The global Silicon Valley home : lives and landscapes within Taiwanese American trans-Pacific culture / Shenglin Chang
Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006
book jacket
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 Ethnology Library  F868.S25 C47 2006    AVAILABLE    30520020644242
Descript xxii, 264 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Series Asian America
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [242]-255) and index
Preface : all leaves fall back to their roots -- Returning home in the information age -- Toward the trans-Pacific home -- Made by Taiwan : the trans-Pacific commuters -- The emerging transnational family life -- Transcultural lifestyles across the Pacific Rim -- Ranch 99 : a virtual Chinatown -- Heaven and hell : Silicon Valley in Hsinchu Science Park -- Building a global city in my backyard -- Mirror homes -- Homes across the water -- Leaving and returning in trans-Pacific commuter culture
Subject Taiwanese Americans -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County) -- Ethnic identity
Taiwanese Americans -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County) -- Social conditions
Immigrants -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County) -- Social conditions
Commuters -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County) -- Social conditions
Commuters -- Taiwan -- Hsin-chu shih -- Social conditions
Transnationalism
Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County, Calif.) -- Relations -- Taiwan -- Hsin-chu shih
Hsin-chu shih (Taiwan) -- Relations -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)
Community life -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)
Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County, Calif.) -- Social conditions
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